The New Era of Learning
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The New Era of Learning
The direction in which learning is going: personalized, self-directed, grounded in the real world, and blurring the lines between age groups, teachers/students, formal/informal, etc. It taps into people's instincts and desires for play, creativity and meaning. I'm hoping to eventually incorporate this content into a robust web site that will serve as a compendium on this topic.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way.

"We spend the first year teaching children to walk and talk and the rest of their lives telling them to shut up and sit down."

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The crux: Children are natural scientists.

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André Stern: "Lifelong playing for lifelong learning"

André Stern (who learned without any curriculum), extracts from a lecture delivered at the Salon du livre de Paris (Paris Book Fair), 24.03.2013 (in French, with subtitles).

Luba Vangelova's insight:

Wow! Andre Stern discussing the "end of education":

"The more you play, the less you’re taught, the more you learn."

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